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Whitfield County, Georgia; Taliaferro County, Georgia; Gordon County, Georgia; Wilkes County, Georgia

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Whitfield County, Georgia
Taliaferro County, Georgia
Gordon County, Georgia
Wilkes County, Georgia
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 104,628 1,537 57,963 9,777
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 104,628 1,537 57,963 9,777
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 102,605 1,717 55,221 10,593
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 2.0% -10.5% 5.0% -7.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 102,599 1,717 55,186 10,593
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.5%
4.8%
5.9%
5.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
25.8%
16.9%
23.9%
20.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
14.4%
28.0%
15.3%
23.7%
Female persons, percent
50.2%
51.3%
50.7%
52.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
90.6%
41.1%
91.5%
55.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.4%
55.1%
4.4%
41.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.4%
0.2%
0.6%
0.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.6%
1.3%
1.4%
0.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.0%
0.4%
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.7%
2.3%
1.7%
2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
36.3%
4.0%
16.5%
5.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
57.1%
38.1%
76.7%
51.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 3,813 104 2,988 578
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 18.5% 2.3% 9.2% 4.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 40,371 1,026 22,886 5,156
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 63.1% 69.1% 64.0% 65.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $126,900 $67,100 $127,400 $81,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,078 $1,035 $1,078 $1,082
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $339 $419 $375 $428
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $708 $533 $711 $704
Building permits, 2019 266 NA 239 25
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 36,043 612 20,294 3,879
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.84 2.71 2.77 2.52
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 90.4% 93.9% 87.6% 88.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 31.6% 2.4% 16.1% 5.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 83.1% 63.4% 82.5% 59.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 76.9% 42.5% 69.9% 43.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 69.4% 71.2% 77.7% 80.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 15.7% 7.0% 14.4% 12.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 7.1% 17.4% 15.1% 9.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
22.1%
18.8%
20.6%
19.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 63.1% 43.7% 60.4% 52.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 55.5% 36.6% 52.5% 48.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D 70,869 6,718
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 482,402 D 207,574 32,228
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,805,314 0 2,499,053 175,655
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,196,567 0 D 24,064
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,302,376 2,329 627,527 70,376
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,601 $1,386 $11,253 $6,985
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 20.9 33.7 23.8 25.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $46,970 $31,797 $44,313 $35,106
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $23,271 $19,897 $22,448 $23,198
Persons in poverty, percent
14.2%
24.6%
16.8%
20.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 2,182 13 1,035 196
Total employment, 2018 47,826 57 19,538 1,960
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 2,130,024 1,147 785,695 66,385
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 0.3% 35.7% 0.7% -4.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 6,147 118 3,543 652
All firms, 2012 7,105 160 3,865 787
Men-owned firms, 2012 3,871 137 2,072 458
Women-owned firms, 2012 2,338 F 1,340 268
Minority-owned firms, 2012 1,574 66 584 272
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 5,133 72 3,118 479
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 780 F 336 56
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 5,779 153 3,282 695
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 353.2 8.8 155.1 22.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 290.46 194.61 355.81 469.49
FIPS Code 13313 13265 13129 13317
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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